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August 09, 2006

ID TFR: UFN

NOTAM Number : FDC 6/5692 Issue Date : August 09, 2006 at 1:10 UTC Location : 7 Miles North, Stanley, Idaho near SALMON VOR/DME (LKT) Beginning Date and Time : Effective Immediately Ending Date and Time : Until further notice Reason for NOTAM : To provide a safe environment for fire fighting Type : Hazards

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WA TFR: UFN

NOTAM Number : FDC 6/5694 Issue Date : August 09, 2006 at 2:26 UTC Location : Entiat, Washington Beginning Date and Time : Effective Immediately Ending Date and Time : Until further notice Reason for NOTAM : To provide a safe environment for fire fighting operations Type : Hazards

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WA TFR: UFN

NOTAM Number : FDC 6/5701 Issue Date : August 09, 2006 at 2:53 UTC Location : Valley, Washington near SPOKANE VORTAC (GEG) Beginning Date and Time : Effective Immediately Ending Date and Time : Until further notice Reason for NOTAM : To provide a safe environment for fire fighting operations Type : Hazards

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ID TFR: UFN

NOTAM Number : FDC 6/5720 Issue Date : August 09, 2006 at 13:06 UTC Location : 40 East Southeast, Grangeville, Idaho near SALMON VOR/DME (LKT) Beginning Date and Time : Effective Immediately Ending Date and Time : Until further notice Reason for NOTAM : To provide a safe environment for fire fighting aircraft operations Type : Hazards

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ID TFR: UFN

NOTAM Number : FDC 6/5766 Issue Date : August 09, 2006 at 16:08 UTC Location : 26 Northwest, Stanley, Idaho near SALMON VOR/DME (LKT) Beginning Date and Time : Effective Immediately Ending Date and Time : Until further notice Reason for NOTAM : To provide a safe environment for fire fighting Type : Hazards

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ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 08.10.06

The economy is softening... so it MUST be time for another fare war...

Jazz goes to war over gates at the downtown airport in Toronto...

And Chalks is supposed to be back in the air

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ANN Special Feature: CBS News Radio Correspondent Peter King at Kennedy Space Center 08.10.06

Today's the day NASA stages its big dress-rehearsal in advance of STS-115... the first mission for the shuttle Atlantis since the Columbia tragedy more than three years ago. At the Cape for this mi

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OR TFR: UFN

NOTAM Number :  FDC 6/5792  Issue Date : August 09, 2006 at 18:00 UTC Location : Clarno, Oregon near KIMBERLY VORTAC (IMB) Beginning Date and Time : Effective Immediately Ending Date and Time : Until further notice Reason for NOTAM : To provide a safe environment for fire fighting operations Type : Hazards

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ANN Daily Touch-And-Go: 08.10.06

The economy is softening... so it MUST be time for another fare war...

Jazz goes to war over gates at the downtown airport in Toronto...

And Chalks is supposed to be back in the air

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Aero-News Alert: Florida Pilots At Risk For ID Theft

Repeat After Me -- AOPA IS Watching Out For You...

Phil Boyer was kind enough to send ANN advance notice about a breaking news story that could affect the financial health of a number of our aviation brethren... especially down here in Florida. AOPA has put out an alert to Florida pilots to be on the watch for identity theft.

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Aero-News Featured Aero-Casts For Wednesday 08.09.06

ANN Daily Touch-And-Go: 08.09.06 (ANN's Short-Form Daily News Program) ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 08.09.06 (ANN's Long-Form Daily News Program) ANN Special Feature: AOPA's Gary Crump on Flying While Taking Anti-Depressants 08.09.06 (ANN Special Feature, with AOPA's Gary Crump)

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Official: Embry-Riddle Sells CAPT Program

Long rumored, ERAU has disclosed that it has sold its non-degree Commercial Airline Pilot Training (CAPT) program to Flight Training Services International (FTSI), a company whose president and CEO, Shawn Raker, is an alumnus of the university.

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AOPA, TSA Call On Pilots To Do Their Part With Updated Airport Watch

“Lock Up – Look Out.” That’s the new message from the AOPA and the TSA, to pilots and others in the general aviation (GA) industry. AOPA and the TSA have once again teamed up to completely update the highly successful AOPA Airport Watch program, providing tips on keeping their aircraft and airports secure to every pilot in the country.

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Space Elevator Games To Take Place At The 2006 X Prize Cup In New Mexico

The X PRIZE Foundation and the Spaceward Foundation have signed an agreement that will bring the Space Elevator Games, a NASA Centennial Challenge, to the 2006 X PRIZE Cup in Las Cruces, New Mexico. More than 20 teams are expected to compete for $400,000 at the Las Cruces International Airport on October 20-21, 2006.

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Twin Beech Swims Wit’ Da’ Fishies

Second Cargo Aircraft In As Many Months Ditches In Caribbean Sea

A Tol-Air Services Inc. Twin Beech 18 (file photo, right) in cargo configuration was forced to ditch Tuesday in a canal on the west side of the island of Culebra, a municipality of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, itself a territory of the United States.

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NASA, Air Force Agree to Aeronautics Cooperation

NASA and the United States Air Force have formed an aeronautics research partnership. NASA Administrator Michael Griffin and Secretary of the Air Force Michael Wynne signed a Memorandum of Understanding Monday at a Pentagon ceremony. The agreement builds upon and expands on the longstanding relationship between the two organizations.

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USAF: Bearing Assembly Failure Caused F-16 Crash In Utah

A bearing assembly failure caused an F-16 Fighting Falcon to crash in an unpopulated dry area close to Carrington Island in the Great Salt Lake, Utah, during a training mission March 30, according to an Air Force report released Aug. 7.

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VMX-22 Makes History, ‘Ospreys’ Cross ‘The Pond’

Two MV-22B “Ospreys,” belonging to Marine Tiltrotor Test and Evaluation Squadron 22, made history last month by completing the first-ever Tiltrotor Vertical Assault Aircraft trans-Atlantic flights Saturday, July 29. The “Ospreys” successfully flew from North Carolina to England and back.

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More Montrose Accident Fall-Out: NTSB Makes Disclosure Recommendation

In addition to a number of issues arising out of concerns over icing circumstances involved in the 2004 crash of a Part 135 CL-600-2A12 bizjet, NTSB has made another recommendation about the way that the Air-Taxi industry conducts business, noting that "Transparency of operations in and of itself is not likely to prevent an accident. However, it will inform air taxi and charter consumers about who is actually providing the service they have hired, as well as afford them an opportunity to make necessary inquiries about the operator...

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Gulfstream UK SC Cleared To Work On G-450s Registered In EU

Luton SC Also Receives G550 Maintenance Approval from the Hong Kong

Gulfstream tells ANN that their Aerospace Service Center at London-Luton Airport has received official approval from EASA to perform maintenance work on Gulfstream G450 business-jet aircraft.

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Eurofighter Typhoon Logs 10,000 Flight Hours

Time flies -- and so does the Eurofighter Typhoon... The Eurofighter Typhoon fleet in the four partner air forces of Germany, Italy, Spain and the United Kingdom has surpassed the 10,000 flying hours in July 2006. Together with 4.550 flying hours of the test aircraft, the Eurofighter Typhoon fleet is approaching the 15,000 flying hours mark rapidly.

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Johnson Named New ERAU President

Dr. John P. Johnson has been selected by the Board of Trustees of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University as the school’s fifth president, effective immediately. Dr. Johnson has served as the interim president of the university since November 2005 while also serving as the provost and chief academic officer, a position he held since joining Embry-Riddle in December 2003.

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NTSB Issues Recommendation Due To Montrose CL-600 Icing Accident

The NTSB has followed up on its concerns over the 2004 crash of a Bombardier CL-600-2A12 with a series of recommendations owed to the "...particular concern to the Safety Board is that a qualified 14 CFR Part 135 captain and first officer, both of whom received winter weather operations training in accordance with the company's Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)-approved winter operations procedures, could fail to understand the insidious nature of upper wing surface contamination and its threat to the safety of the flight...

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ANN Readers: Oshkosh 2006 Feedback Needed!

Got A Few Things To Say About Oshkosh 2006? Tell Us!

The ANN Editorial Team is working hard on all the summaries we can assemble about the most recent Oshkosh EAA Fly-In. As is our custom, we're taking a few days to consider things carefully (as well as to recover from the "Big O') and are assembling a few articles and awards lists that quantify and qualify the very best and worst of the Oshkosh 2006 experience.

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Green Bay Reports Boat Buzzing

While a 'groundhogs' description of a "Buzz Job" may otherwise be a perfectly legal overflight, media reports from Green Bay suggest that someone may have flown a little low over an assemblage of tall ships in Wisconsin.

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STS-115 Crew Training in Florida

The STS-115 astronauts kicked off their prelaunch training Tuesday morning at Kennedy Space Center's Launch Pad 39, where they drove M-113 armored personnel carriers that would be used for a quick escape from the pad area in the event of an emergency.

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Boeing Unveils Newest Single-Aisle Airplane - the 737-900ER

Boeing has taken the wraps off the new 737-900ER (Extended Range) airplane before thousands of employees and guests at the company's Renton, Wash., manufacturing facility.

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Columbia Aircraft Offers Colorful New Program

Want a Columbia 350 or 400? Want to know what it will look like with YOUR colors? Columbia has shown ANN a peak at their much anticipated, new and significantly improved On-line Color Selector to assist customers in making the all-important color combination of their new aircraft.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Tips (08.09.06): Touch And Go's

Aero-Tips!

Question for the day: are touch-and-go landings truly instructional, and are they worth the risk?

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (08.09.06)

Aero-Linx!

Presented by the Flight Safety Foundation, this Aviation Safety Network has safety statistics by period of time, flight phase, nature or type passenger, cargo etc).

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (08.09.06): MDA

Aero-Terms!

Minimum Descent Altitude -- The lowest altitude, expressed in feet above mean sea level to which descent is authorized on final approach or during circle-to-land maneuvering in execution of a standard instrument approach procedure where no electronic glideslope is provided.

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Aero-News Quote Of The Day (08.09.06)

"...particular concern to the Safety Board is that a qualified 14 CFR Part 135 captain and first officer, both of whom received winter weather operations training in accordance with the company's Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)-approved winter operations procedures, could fail to understand the insidious nature of upper wing surface contamination and its threat to the safety of the flight. Further, proper CRM could have helped the crew identify the risks associated with winter weather operations."

Source: From NTSB's Safety Recommendation A-06-42, filed after looking into the fatal 2004 Montrose CL-600 crash that resulted, in part, due to icing issues at takeoff.  

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AK TFR: 08.10.06 -- 08.14.06

NOTAM Number : FDC 6/5545 Issue Date : August 08, 2006 at 13:13 UTC Location : Elmendorf, Alaska near ANCHORAGE VOR/DME (ANC) Beginning Date and Time : August 10, 2006

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WI TFR: 08.10.06

NOTAM Number : FDC 6/5584 Issue Date : August 08, 2006 at 16:40 UTC Location : Green Bay, Wisconsin Beginning Date and Time : August 10, 2006 at 15:10 UTC Ending Date and Time : August 10, 2006 at 19:45 UTC Reason for NOTAM : Temporary flight restrictions for VIP (Very Important Person) Movement Type : VIP

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UT TFR: UFN

NOTAM Number : FDC 6/5677 Issue Date : August 08, 2006 at 22:13 UTC Type : Hazards

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WI TFR: 08.10.06

NOTAM Number : FDC 6/5585 Issue Date : August 08, 2006 at 16:42 UTC Location : Green Bay, Wisconsin Beginning Date and Time : August 10, 2006 at 15:10 UTC Ending Date and Time : August 10, 2006 at 19:45 UTC Reason for NOTAM : Temporary flight restrictions for VIP (Very Important Person) Movement Type : VIP

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TX TFR: 08.10.06 -- 08.13.06

NOTAM Number : FDC 6/5671 Issue Date : August 08, 2006 at 21:01 UTC Location : Crawford, Texas Beginning Date and Time : August 10, 2006 at 20:45 UTC Ending Date and Time : August 13, 2006 at 22:00 UTC Reason for NOTAM : Temporary flight restrictions for VIP (Very Important Person) Movement Type : VIP

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TX TFR: 08.08.06

NOTAM Number : FDC 6/5627 Issue Date : August 08, 2006 at 18:14 UTC Location : Waco, Texas Beginning Date and Time : August 10, 2006 at 12:50 UTC Ending Date and Time : August 10, 2006 at 21:55 UTC Reason for NOTAM : Temporary flight restrictions for VIP (Very Important Person) Movement Type : VIP

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